FacebookTwitter

10 WordPress Traffic Builder Plugins

By on Dec 13, 2010 in Wordpress Plugins |

WordPress is the most popular and best blogging platform with lots of great features and many new features are being added day by day and even bugs are also being fixed.Wordpress have lots of potential one can customize wordpress as per their needs by using different plugins and themes. There are so many plugins available which are very useful and handy but there are plugins which helps to build traffic so here today we have compiled a list of top 10 traffic builder plugins, do check them out and use them on your own blog.1.ALL in One SEO Pack:It is best wordpress plugin to optimize wordpress blogs very easily, just install the plugin, activate and go to its options panel in blog’s dashboard and cunfigure as per your need. 2.Google XML Sitemaps:This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo and Ask.com to better index your blog. With such a sitemap, it’s much easier for the crawlers to see the complete structure of your site and retrieve it more efficiently. 3.SEO Friendly Images:SEO Friendly Images is a WordPress optimization plugin which automatically updates all images with proper ALT and TITLE attributes. If your images do not have ALT and TITLE already set, SEO Friendly Images will add them according the options you set. 4. Sociable:Automatically add links to your favorite social bookmarking sites on your posts, pages and in your RSS feed. You can choose from 99 different social bookmarking sites! WordPress 2.6 or above is required. 5.Headspace2 SEO:HeadSpace is a powerful all-in-one plugin to manage meta-data and handle a wide range of SEO tasks. With it you can tag your posts, create custom titles and descriptions that improve your page ranking, change the theme or run disabled plugins on specific pages, and a whole lot more. 6.Platinum SEO Pack:Platinum SEO Pack is another all in one plugin that allows you to optimize your blog for search engines. Its features include automatic 301 redirects, canonical URLs, optimized post and page titles, and meta-tag generation. 7.SEO Smart Links:It provides automatic SEO benefits for your site in addition to custom keyword lists, nofollow and much more. SEO Smart Links can automatically link keywords and phrases in your posts and comments with corresponding posts, pages, categories and tags on your blog. 8.SEO Slugs:This plugin removes common words like ‘a’, ‘the’, ‘in’ from post slugs to improve search engine optimization. 9.Keyword Statistics:With this plugin you can optimize your WordPress blog for search engines.It can automatically generate meta informations (like keywords and description for example) needed for the search engine optimization (SEO) of your blog. 10.cbnet Ping Optimizer:Did you know your WordPress blog pings unnecessarily every time you edit a post? Ping Optimizer lets you control your pinging so the search engines don’t view your site as spam. When you create a new post, your blog will notify all of the ping services that it has been updated, which encourages search engines to index your blog properly. The plugins above are very useful traffic builder plugins for wordpress.What’s your favorite traffic builder plugin for wordpress or which wordpress plugins do you use on your blogs to build traffic please do share with us in...

Top 5 WordPress Security Plugins

By on Dec 12, 2010 in Wordpress Plugins |

Security is the most necessary aspect of any website or blog which one should consider to secure their content as well as website or blog from getting hacked by any other third party. There are many type of attacks which can occur on any website or blog to prevent from them sites should use CMS and their security plugins or extensions. Millions of sites and blogs are powered by wordpress and keeping them secure is challenging task and when any site become popular they are attacked by hackers. There are many security plugins available for wordpress which one can use to secure their wordpress powered website or blog.Here we list top 5 wordpress security plugins check them out below. 1. WP Security Scan : This linux based security pugin is based on the chmod conditions of the database and advises the required chmod permissions on the file. This plug in checks the installation of WordPress and finds the various vulnerabilities associated with it. Amongst the other features that includes: Database Security and handling Removal of WP generator META tag from the code code Suggestion of various administrative privileges that must be awarded to the important files of the WordPress 2. Semisecure Login : This plug in increases the security of the user account by including the client side MD5 encryption on the login page of the user. The JavaScript is required to enable this encryption. This type of plug in is useful on those connections where there is no SSL encryption. This is just an add on security privileges that the administrator of the site wants to include. 3. Invisible Defender : This is the plug in that is used to prevent spam bot attack that is included in the Cascading Style Sheets(CSS) of various registration, login and comment form of the website. This ensure that the site is 100% spam proof. There are two hidden fields in the CSS where the spam bots reside and fill the form with either generic or wordopress specific values. There are a number of blocked spammers that atrec maintained by Invisible Defender and it really helps. This plug in available in over 10 languages. 4. AskApache Password Protect : This plug in added for added security and password protection on your blog and wordpress site. This plug in utilizes the in built Security Features that are offered by the WordPress and is mainly emphasized on adding multiple security layers. It doesn’t interact with database or any other important WordPress file. This is useful in eliminating the script kiddies and unskilled hackers. There are many security signatures that are donated by the worldwide community of programmers which are improved and added in this plug in. 5. WP-DB-Backup : This allows to do backup the various table of the WordPress database. The core or important tables that are required for the functionality of the site are always backed up by default. The easy to use interface and helps to save the other tables in the same database. The backup is done either on Hard Disk or can be sent to an email. Ideal plug in if your site is highly prone to failures.Plugins mentioned above will help you make a secure and safe website or blog powered by most popular self hosted blogging platform wordpress used by millions of...

Theme My Login WordPress Plugin Review

By on Sep 14, 2010 in Wordpress Plugins |

This plugin themes the WordPress login, registration and forgot password pages according to your current theme. It replaces the wp-login.php file by using a page template from your theme. Also includes a widget for sidebar login. Notice: Upgrading to version 5.0 will drop all previous options! Features: Your registration, log in, and password recovery pages will all match the rest of your website Includes a customizable widget to login anywhere from your blog Redirect users upon log in and log out based upon their role Show gravatar to users who are logged in Assign custom links to users who are logged in based on their role Customize user emails for registration and/or password recovery Send user emails in HTML format Allow users to set their own password upon registration Require users to be approved or confirm e-mail address upon registration Theme user profiles Installation: Upload the plugin to your ‘wp-content/plugins’ directory Activate the plugin Download:Theme My...

Link Library WordPress Plugin

By on Sep 14, 2010 in Wordpress Plugins |

This plugin is used to be able to create a page on your web site that will contain a list of all of the link categories that you have defined inside of the Links section of the WordPress administration, along with all links defined in these categories. The user can select a sub-set of categories to be displayed or not displayed. Link Library also offers a mode where only one category is shown at a time, using AJAX or HTML Get queries to load other categories based on user input. It can display a search box and find results based on queries. It can also display a form to accept user submissions and allow the site administrator to moderate them before listing the new entries.Finally, it can generate an RSS feed for your link collection so that people can be aware of additions to your link library.For links that carry RSS feed information, Link Library can display a preview of the latest feed items inline with the all links or in a separate preview window. This plugin uses the filter method to add contents to the pages. It also contains a configuration page under the admin tools to be able to configure all outputs. This page allows for an unlimited number of different configurations to be created to display links on different pages of a WordPress site. Features: New drag-and-drop interface to specify order of link elements Ability to specify target link for link categories to allow categories to be on seperate page from link library New section in link edition screen to specify new data elements (Reciprocal Link, E-mail, Second Web Address, Telephone) Ability to batch import links through csv files Ability to import/export setting sets using csv files Collection of click-through stats for links, Link category permalinks Update page title French Translation of Admin Interface (other translations welcome) Can now generate thumbnail or favorite icon or a single-link basis Option to store user information when available upon link submission Installation: Download the plugin Upload link-library.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory Activate the plugin in the WordPress Admin To get a basic Link Library list showing on one of your WordPress pages: 1. In the WordPress Admin, create a new page and type the following text, where # should be replaced by the Settings Set number: [link-library settings=#] To add a list of categories to jump to a certain point in the list, add the following text to your page:[link-library-cats settings=#] To add a search box to your Link Library list, add the following text to your page:[link-library-search] To add a form for users to be able to submit new links:[link-library-addlink settings=#] In addition to specifying a setting set, categories to be displayed can be specified using addition keywords. Further configuration is available under the Link Library Settings panel. Download:Link Library WordPress...

SEO Smart Links WordPress Plugin

By on Sep 14, 2010 in Wordpress Plugins |

SEO Smart Links provides automatic SEO benefits for your site in addition to custom keyword lists, nofollow and much more. SEO Smart Links can automatically link keywords and phrases in your posts and comments with corresponding posts, pages, categories and tags on your blog. Further SEO Smart links allows you to set up your own keywords and set of matching URLs. Finally SEO Smart links allows you to set nofollow attribute and open links in new window. It is a perfect solution to get your blog posts interlinked or add affiliate links to other sites. Everything happens completely transparent, and you can edit the options from the administration settings panel. Installation: Upload the whole plugin folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ folder. Go to the Plugins page and activate the plugin. Use the Options page to change your options That is all. You can check your posts for new links. Download: SEO Smart...

Visitor Maps and Who’s Online WordPress Plugin

By on Sep 14, 2010 in Wordpress Plugins |

Displays Visitor Maps with location pins, city, and country. Includes a Who’s Online Sidebar to show how many users are online. Includes a Who’s Online admin dashboard to view visitor details. The visitor details include: what page the visitor is on, IP address, host lookup, online time, city, state, country, geolocation maps and more. No API key needed. Easy and Quick 4 step install. Features: Configure Options from Admin panel. Who’s Online Admin dashboard shows visitor details of search bots, members, guests, and you. Optional Who’s Online widget for sidebar, or footer. Shows how many guests and members are viewing your blog. Enable display of city, state, and country flag. Enable geolocation for automatic location pin Visitor Maps. Enable “Who Is” lookup. Enable host lookups for IP addresses. Visitor details are stored in a database table for about 30 days. Valid coding for HTML and XHTML. I18n language translation support Installation: Upload the visitor-maps folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install automatically through the Plugins, Add New menu in WordPress. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress. Look for the Settings link to configure the Options. To display visitor maps on your blog: add the shortcode [visitor-maps] in a Page(not a Post). That page will become your Visitor Maps page. Here is how: Log into your blog admin dashboard. Click Pages, click Add New, add a title to your page, enter the shortcode [visitor-maps] in the page, click Publish. To add the Who’s Online sidebar: Click on Appearance, Widgets, then drag the Who’s Online widget to the sidebar column on the right. (If you do not use widgets and want to add this manually, see FAQ) Updates are automatic. Click on “Upgrade Automatically” if prompted from the admin menu. Requirements/Restrictions: Works with WordPress 2.8+, WPMU, and BuddyPress. (WordPress 3.0+ is highly recommended) PHP 4.3.9 or above with GD2 library support.(PHP5 is highly recommended) 30 megs of server space(with geolocation enabled) PHP register_globals and safe_mode should be set to “Off” Download:Visitor Maps and Who’s...